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The University of North Carolina Wilmington

Watson College of Education

Wilmington, NC

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The University of North Carolina Wilmington

Overview

The University of North Carolina Wilmington / Watson College of Education is located in Wilmington, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of School Administration (MSA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 180
Doctoral Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

199
Applied
158
Accepted
125
Enrolled
79%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Education statement of interest essay, master's degree in education field, 3 years of leadership experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

490
Total Graduate Students
67%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.49%
Black or African American 17.55%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.04%
Asian 1.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.41%
Two or more races 2.24%
Unknown 2.45%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

59
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 8
Male (18)
Female (41)

Location & Contact

Address 601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC  28403-3297
United States
Contact Dr. Van Dempsey
Dean
Email: dempseyv@uncw.edu
Phone: 910-962-3354
Fax: 910-962-4081